Fruits and Vegetables

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Existing Codex Standards

Codex standards on fruit and vegetables and fruit and vegetable-related products are developed by the:

Standards relating to fruits and vegetables* that have been endorsed and adopted into the international food code include:

FruitsVegetables
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Canned Apples
  • Canned Apricots
  • Canned Fruit and Vegetable Products
  • Canned Fruit Cocktail
  • Canned Grapefruit
  • Canned Mandarin Oranges
  • Canned Mangoes
  • Canned Peaches
  • Canned Pears
  • Canned Pineapple
  • Canned Plums
  • Canned Raspberries
  • Canned Strawberries
  • Canned Tropical Fruit Salad
  • Cape Gooseberry
  • Citrus Marmalade
  • Dates
  • Dehydrated Fruits and Vegetables
    including Edible Fungi
  • Dried Apricots
  • Dried Fruits
  • Fruit Preserves and Jellies
  • Grapefruits (citrus paradisi)
  • Guavas
  • Guideline Procedures for the Visual
    Inspection of Lots of Canned Foods
  • Jams
  • Limes
  • Logans
  • Mango
  • Mango Chutney
  • Mangosteens
  • Mexican Limes
  • Packaging and Transport of Fresh
    Fruits and Vegetables
  • Papaya
  • Pineapple
  • Prickly Pear
  • Processing and Handling of Quick
    Frozen Foods
  • Pummelos (citrus grandi)
  • Quick Frozen Blueberries
  • Quick Frozen Peaches
  • Quick Frozen Raspberries
  • Quick Frozen Strawberries
  • Raisins
  • Asparagus
  • Baby Corn
  • Canned Asparagus
  • Canned Carrots
  • Canned Green Beans and Wax Beans
  • Canned Green Peas
  • Canned Mature Processed Peas
  • Canned Mushrooms
  • Canned Sweet Corn
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Dried Edible Fungi
  • Edible Fungi and Fungus Products
  • Fresh Fungi "Chanterelle"
  • Pickled Cucumbers
  • Processed Tomato Concentrate
  • Quick Frozen Broccoli
  • Quick Frozen Brussels Sprouts
  • Quick Frozen Carrots
  • Quick Frozen Cauliflower
  • Quick Frozen Corn-on-the-Cob
  • Quick Frozen French Fried Potatoes
  • Quick Frozen Green and Wax Beans
  • Quick Frozen Leek
  • Quick Frozen Peas
  • Quick Frozen Spinach
  • Quick Frozen Whole Kernel Corn
  • Table Olives
  • Tree tomatoes
  • Chilli peppers

* This is an indicative list only. For a full list of standards approved by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, please consult its Official List of Standards.

Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (Host Government - Mexico)

The Codex Committee on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (CCFFV) is responsible for elaborating world-wide standards and codes of practice for fresh fruits and vegetables.

Codex Committee on Processed Fruits and Vegetables (Host Government – United States)

The Codex Committee on Processed Fruits and Vegetables (CCPFV) is responsible for elaborating world-wide standards for all types of processed fruits and vegetables including dried products (except prunes), canned products (except juices), and jams and jellies.

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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